Thursday, March 24, 2011

Local Vet Wins SBA's Washington 2011 Small Business Award

Darrel Bowman,, Tacoma; has been named Veteran Small Business Champion by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Seattle District Office. Bowman was named as the Tacoma-Pierce County Veteran-Owned Small Business in 2010.

An independent panel of judges selected the winners based on several criteria, including: staying power; business growth; increase in employees; response to adversity; innovation; leadership and contributions to the small business community; and evidence of community-oriented projects.

The Washington state SBA Small Business Awards’ Event – A Big Night for Small Business - will be held in Seattle on April 21st at the Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle WA. For information about the Washington State Awards Gala, contact Carol Anderson. Information on SBA’s National Small Business Week 2011 celebrations in Washington, D.C. can be found at

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